Animal Farm

Day 38-39 Animal Farm I had heard of this book before I ever thought of reading it and as I held the diminutive book in my hand, I wondered why I never did think of reading its 100-odd pages. As I began to delve into the happenings at Manor Farm, I had this strange feeling … More Animal Farm

Birdsong

Day 22 – 37 Birdsong   Sebastian Faulks is an author with a soaring imagination. I have no idea how much of the book comes from borrowed experience and how much from fantasy, but his writing, especially his descriptions of happening events detail every step by step moment with an honesty that carries its own … More Birdsong

Princess Diaries

Day 21, 22 Princess Diaries   This reminded me of a book that I read back in the seventh grade. It was also by Meg Cabot. It also reminded me of the reason why that was the first and only such book that I read- because the urge to throw the book (or in this … More Princess Diaries

Matilda

Day 10 Matilda Here is a girl who is good, who is smart (really, really smart actually) and who hails from a home that is more hurtful than not and she has absolutely no qualms about getting her own back. It was refreshing. Matilda, a little 4 year old, with the brains of a genius … More Matilda

Catch-22

Days 5 – 9 Catch-22 I guess it’s time for the long overdue review of Catch-22. It’s a book for crazy people, of crazy people and by crazy person (no offence, Joseph Heller, I mean that in the most complimentary way possible). All this craziness, instead of putting one in a mind to throw oneself … More Catch-22